If you were the contractor, you can file a mechanics and materialmans lien on the property as long as it is not too long after you last worked on the property or supplied materials. Then if they don't pay, you can foreclose the lien.
I got pulled over in weaverville nc and they towed the car i went to try and get my clothing out of car and thats when i found out the owner had passed away can i aleast get my clothes out of the vehicle
she promised me and my dad that she would help contribute to my medical bills but hasn't given a cent. once i met the deductible this year, she went and got a sleep study. last year when i met the out of pocket she went and had nose surgery. i live with my dad but i am on her health insurance plan.... Read more »
If your mother agreed to pay your medical bills, then, legally, you can sue.
However, it may not be in your best interests, in the long run, to do this. A lawsuit will likely take you several years and cost you a lot of money. It could also destroy any relationship you may have with your...Read more »
No your family is not responsible, and life insurance payable to individuals is safe. However, if you have other properties subject to probate, creditors can file claims against your estate. See a lawyer to help plan your estate to avoid probate.
We agreed outside of court with no lawyer what bills to split up. However she has told me that some of the cards I didn't agree to are my responsibility. I've maintained the child support we agreed on, but can not pay all of these within my income means.
The debt is a credit card debt. My written response included many objections, but at the hearing I simply argued that the Plaintiff's exhibits were hearsay and that without evidence of a *written* contract, the statute of limitations would be 3 yrs, which had already elapsed by the time the suit... Read more »
If this is a trial, as opposed to summary judgment or motion to dismiss, an affidavit is inadmissible, so your question is difficult to understand. Get a lawyer, as you are plainly prejudicing your rights by representing yourself.
The collection agency can sue you for a debt that is beyond the statute of limitations. You just have to assert the statute of limitations defense in your answer and it should be a very short lawsuit. However, it's always best to consult with an attorney about how to handle a lawsuit,...Read more »
I took payments over for a car and paid it off not knowing that the person used the car as collateral for a loan she is not paying off. I cannot get the car registered under my name because of the lien that is still on it under her name.
It's possible the lien is valid, depending on whether the original owner had authority to use the vehicle for collateral on the second loan. You may be able to take legal action either to get her to pay the debt or to remove the lien from your title. You should consult with an attorney.
The lien is a "cloud" on your title to the property. You need to talk to an attorney about a "quiet title" action, which is the name of the type of lawsuit used to remove or clarify uncertainties in property ownership.
It is on my credit report as "frozen", but no contact number or address. Listed as Resolution Management (finance). I want to settle and get my credit score up, but can't without contacting or paying this off.
Send a letter to all of the the credit reporting agencies that have the account listed. Tell them that you dispute the account as accurate and that as listed, and (if this is true) that you do not recognize ever being having a balance with Resolution Management (finance); therefore, you dispute...Read more »
Have you already been served with the Petition and Summons? Is this a small claims matter? Is the amount over $6,000? (Don't write back with the amount, just say yes or no.) Did you receive discovery (i.e., requests for admission, requests for production of documents and/or interrogatories)?...Read more »
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